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Buell Kenneth Barclay: Contractable side portions for disposable diaper. The Procter & Gamble Co, Braun Fredrick H, Gorman John V, Witte Richard C, January 14, 1975: US3860003 (898 worldwide citation)

An elastically contractable, flexible side position for an integral disposable diaper. The side portion extends along the lateral edge of the diaper and an elastic contracting member is attached to the side portion adjacent the outer lateral edge of the side portion to elastically contract the outer ...


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Susan K Nestegard: Disposable diaper with improved hook fastener portion. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, Walter N Kirn, William L Huebsch, January 16, 1990: US04894060 (506 worldwide citation)

A hook fastener portion including a thin strong flexible plate like backing and a multiplicity of resiliently flexible spaced hook members projecting at generally a right angle from an upper surface of the backing. The hook members each comprise a stem portion attached at one end to the backing and ...


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Buell Kenneth Barclay: Tape fastening system for disposable diaper. The Procter & Gamble Company, Linman E Kelly, Braun Frederick H, Gorman John V, November 19, 1974: US3848594 (417 worldwide citation)

An improved tape fastener system for stronger securement of a tape fastener to corners of a disposable diaper, especially for diapers having relatively weak and/or extensible members. The tape fastener system has several elements which are parallel and are attached to the front and back surface of t ...


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James A Minetola, David R Tucker: Disposable waste-containment garment. The Procter & Gamble Company, John M Pollaro, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, March 4, 1986: US04573986 (385 worldwide citation)

A disposable waste-containment garment such as a disposable diaper, an external incontinent protection garment for adults (e.g. adult incontinent briefs), an external catamenial, or a disposable liner for either a disposable diaper or an incontinent brief. The garment, which may be elasticized by, f ...


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Charles L Scripps: Disposable diaper having an improved fastening device. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, John M Pollaro, Fredrick H Braun, July 11, 1989: US04846815 (379 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper comprising an absorbent core that is encased between a liquid pervious topsheet and a liquid impervious backsheet, elasticized leg openings, and a fastening device for securing the diaper on a wearer. The fastening device comprises a first member having a plurality of fiber eleme ...


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Dennis O Hirotsu, Anthony J Robertson: Absorbent article. The Procter & Gamble Company, John M Pollaro, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, May 5, 1987: US04662875 (362 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article, such as a disposable diaper or an incontinent brief having indicia means provided for aiding an individual fitting the article to a wearer to obtain optimal waist fit and leg opening fit. Indicia means are provided in an area at least coextensive with a part of an area to which ...


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John W Toussant, Margaret H Hasse: Disposable diaper having an improved side closure. The Procter & Gamble Company, John M Pollaro, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, October 13, 1987: US04699622 (319 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper having an improved side closure is disclosed. The disposable diaper is provided with an outer fastening means and an inner fastening means. The outer fastening means maintains the waist portions of the diaper in an overlapping configuration while the inner fastening means reduces ...


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Kenneth B Buell: Method and apparatus for continuously attaching discrete, stretched elastic strands to predetermined isolated portions of disposable abosrbent products. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, Fredrick H Braun, John V Gorman, March 28, 1978: US04081301 (307 worldwide citation)

In a preferred embodiment, a continuous elastic ribbon is fed to a diaper web assembly station in a stretched condition. While traveling to the assembly station, an adhesive is applied to discrete lengths of the elastic ribbon at regularly spaced intervals. Simultaneously, discrete absorbent core se ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Hyun Sung Lim, J Michael McKenna, George Joseph Ostapchenko, Shailaja R Vaidya, Theodora Beck, John Joseph Curro: Absorbent articles exhibiting improved internal environmental conditions. The Procter & Gamble Co, William Scott Andes, August 17, 1999: US05938648 (233 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to absorbent articles such as diapers, adult incontinence garments, and feminine hygiene products. The present invention further relates to such absorbent articles having outer coverings designed to provide breathability and promote more healthy internal environmental c ...


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Kenji Ando, Mitsue Ushiwata: Disposable diaper. Kao Corporation, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, December 6, 1994: US05370634 (201 worldwide citation)

In an underpants type disposable diaper comprising a liquid permeable top sheet, a liquid impermeable back sheet, an absorbent member disposed therebetween, an elastic expansible member for forming a gather each to a pair of leg portions and front and rear waist body portions formed around the absor ...